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Re: po4a --previous option in release-notes

Quoting Simon Paillard <simon.paillard@resel.enst-bretagne.fr>:
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 03:02:52PM +0100, W. Martin Borgert wrote:
> > Quoting Simon Paillard <simon.paillard@resel.enst-bretagne.fr>:
> > > So please let updatepo in the hands of the translators..
> >
> > We could do it that way, but in the past most translators didn't
> > do it (or forgot to do it or didn't even know how to do it). Not
> > all translators are software developers; some just use po edit,
> > but not make and friends. Any idea how to solve this problem?
> (The following may be used for all docs in ddp)
> 1/ Add it to the headers of each po file:
> "PLEASE REMEMBER TO RUN make LINGUA=$lang updatepo"

I'm not sure about this point: I hope that we can attract more
translators who may or may not have command line skills. Maybe
some even work with poedit on Windows or other crude systems.

> 2/ Use podebconf-report-po after local updatepo run on a periodic basis.
>    It will send people the updated po by mail and remind them the
>    workflow.


> 3/ Display the ddp (po) freshness statistics on a web page


> Once Lenny's work is over, I volonteer for that.


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